UIA announces the International Torsanlorenzo Prize 2009

This international prize was created to highlight landscape projects to and promote the quality of urban green spaces and forests. This annual prize receives the support of the International Union of Architects (UIA).


Completed works submitted for this prize must be presented in one of the following three


• landscape design in transformation of the territory: environment restoration, renewal

and recovery

• green urban spaces: squares, neighbourhood green spaces, urban and private parks

• private gardens in cities and suburbs


The prize is open to architects and professionals of landscape planning professionally registered in their countries. Projects that have already won other prizes are not eligible for the 2009 prize.


There is no registration fee. Registration will be made at the time of document submission. The submission must be handed in or sent to the organizers by post or express courier no later than March 6, 2009. Dispatched entries must reach the organizers by March 16, 2009 at the latest.


The international jury will be composed of professionals appointed by the following organizations: the International Union of Architects (UIA); the International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA); the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) ; the European Foundation of Landscape Architects (EFLA); the European Federation for Landscape Architecture (FEAP); the Italian National Council of Architects, Planners, Conservators, Landscape Architects (CNAPPC); the Council of the National Order of Italian Agronomists and Foresters (CONAF); the Italian Association for Landscape Architecture (AIAPP); as well as a representative of the editors of the periodical Torsanlorenzo Informa and Mario Margheriti of Torsanlorenzo Gruppo Florovivaistico Soc. Coop. Agr. The jury will meet on March 27, 2009. Kazuo Iwamura, UIA Vice President, will represent the UIA as jury member.


Two prizes will be awarded in each of the three sections: the first 2,500; the second 1,000.


For more information, please visit www.premiotorsanlorenzo.it or e-mail info@premiotorsanlorenzo.it.